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Creators say TikTok is the ‘music industry’s Roman empire’ in the wake of UMG’s war

Musicians we spoke with don’t care about this feud between Universal Music Group and TikTok. They just want to play their music.

On Feb 7, 2024 by Steven Asarch

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‘I absolutely played him’: Woman says a 28-year-old rock star Snapchatted her when she was 16

'That time a famous singer slid in my DM’s & i took his money…'

On Sep 13, 2023 by Stacy Fernandez

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‘It’s clear you have never touched a woman’: People react to Doja Cat being body shamed by men after musician shared topless photos

'Some of these men have never seen a woman's body outside of p*rn.'

On Oct 29, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Social media influence doesn’t mean he’s rich’: Musician and content creator Jay Versace’s GoFundMe for his mother’s funeral costs sparks debate

'An unexpected death IS EXPENSIVE.'

On May 21, 2022 by Maria Poggi

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Famed jazz musician posts video of woman falsely accusing his Black child of stealing her phone

The woman reportedly found out moments later that she left it in an Uber. However, she didn't apologize.

On Dec 27, 2020 by Kahron Spearman

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TikToker accuses pop-punk singer of cheating on his wife with her—viewers think they’ve found him

Not everybody's buying it.

On Dec 15, 2020 by Bryan Rolli

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Country musicians sit down for a post-CMAs edition of Mean Tweets

They could probably write a song about this.

On Nov 5, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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Instagram launches @music to spotlight up-and-coming performers

Instagram's first vertical will promote established and emerging global artists.

On Apr 29, 2015 by Rae Votta

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How to crash a concert stage without being punched in the face

Don't be that guy.

On Apr 9, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Internet rushes to help musician recover after NYC building collapse

The Internet is rushing to support a singer/songwriter who lived in the East Village building that collapsed.

On Mar 27, 2015 by Dylan Love

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Who will be Scientology’s next great celebrity figurehead?

The possibilities are endless.

On Mar 27, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Your favorite indie rock bands are joining forces to support net neutrality

Neutral Milk Hotel, Death Cab for Cutie, and half of the Decemberists have a message for the FCC.

On Feb 23, 2015 by Kevin Collier

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Jimmy Kimmel’s latest ‘Mean Tweets’ is meaner than ever

It's gone to a whole new level.

On Feb 3, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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2-year-old Foo Fighters fan shreds the drums to ‘The Pretender’

Start them playing early.

On Jan 14, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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Why do so many musicians act like terrible people online?

The gap between the Internet and real life has become so small as to be legitimately frightening.

On Jan 2, 2015 by [email protected]